Crews battling another large moor fire on Rivington Pike

Another large fire has broken out on Winter Hill in Lancashire.

Crews from Lancashire and Greater Manchester were called to fight the blaze, which Lancashire Fire say is being spread by the windy conditions.

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Moorland fires crews ask public to stay away

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Firefighters tackling the moorland fire at Winter Hill near Bolton have created a no-go zone to encourage people to stay away.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said it's concerned people are going to the site after a used disposable barbecue was found on unburnt land nearby.

The exclusion zone covers three square miles.

Steve Morgan from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service gave an update on their operation:

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